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Posted by Barefoot Larry (The Texas Jug Band) (220.127.116.11) on December 03, 2002 at 03:51:01:
In Reply to: Lemur Basses posted by Michael Kuennen on September 24, 2002 at 15:29:41:
: Was wondering if anyone has had any experience, good or bad, with the
: upright basses sold by Lemur. In particular the Sunrise Encinitas model.
From what I've heard, some "Solid Wood" basses are not carved. They are, rather, made from a 1/8 thick sheet of wood which is steamed, then formed into a swell.
Also, from what I've heard, this doesn't produce the same tone & volume of an actual carved top.
I notice that the Sunrise basses are described as "solid wood", but not as "carved"...
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